SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Zizina labradus labradus (Godart)  (Common Grass-blue)

First instar larva boring into leaf surface, head on left

First instar on left side, eating flower petal.  Second instar, right side.  Head on left both photos

Third instar larvae, showing different colour forms, head on left

Fourth instar larvae, showing different colour forms, head on left

Photography by R. Grund

Photography by R. Fisher                                                                               Photography by R. Grund

Final instar larvae, showing different colour forms, head on left

Photography by R. Grund

Final instar larva demolishing a clover leaf